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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Motivational film for 1920s Chevrolet salesmen.
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Topics: Sales: Training, Automobiles: Sales
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by Newsreel
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eye 2,209
favorite 3
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On the Lincoln Center redevelopment project and the destruction of community on New York City's Upper West Side. With many shots of Puerto Ricans and their neighborhood, seemingly with direct sound. Description from Roz Payne archives: To keep the well-to-do from continuing to flee the city and depleting its tax base, city, state, and federal government, and the Rockefellers, Morgans, and Mellons finance the prestigious Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. It was built in the middle of a...
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by Howard (Arthur E.)
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eye 7,296
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Dignitaries open up the World's Fair on Treasure Island (Kodachrome, missing soundtrack).
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Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, Celebrations, California: History and culture
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 3,524
favorite 4
comment 0
Motivational film for 1920s Chevrolet salesmen.
Topics: Sales: Training, Automobiles: Sales
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movies
eye 5,374
favorite 6
comment 1
Images of the 1915 San Francisco world's fair.
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Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1915
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eye 4,589
favorite 9
comment 1
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by Unknown
movies
eye 6,283
favorite 9
comment 3
Aerial travelogue of South America.
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Topics: Aviation: History, South America, Travelogues
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eye 5,639
favorite 7
comment 2
Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
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Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
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eye 2,092
favorite 10
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Rally in NY of District 4 IUE - demands"All and Now" - with over 1,500 in attendance for civil rights.
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eye 8,266
favorite 11
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Unknown
movies
eye 6,105
favorite 8
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Views of the "World of Tomorrow."
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Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40
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by Ideal Pictures Corp.
movies
eye 8,003
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comment 4
Sensationalist "documentary" on the Agua area of Guatemala, where people live in the shadow of a volcano.
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Topics: Guatemala, Volcanoes, Central America
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eye 12,914
favorite 14
comment 4
0682 PA8532 World of Tomorrow, The from 025.07; Engel collection; 16 B&W MOS neg pix
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Topics: California: History and culture, World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, San Francisco: Scenics:...
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by Holmes (Burton) Films
movies
eye 9,853
favorite 12
comment 4
The Chicago World's Fair, 1933-34.
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Topic: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933-34
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eye 14,290
favorite 15
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 8,046
favorite 13
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 9,846
favorite 14
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 9,450
favorite 19
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Military training film showing psychological operations in "Hostland," a mythical (probably Latin American) country, designed to aid the host government in gaining the support of the population.
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Topics: Psychological warfare, Propaganda, Military
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eye 14,303
favorite 14
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Exposition Players Corporation
movies
eye 6,543
favorite 18
comment 5
Fantasy film produced for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.
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Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1915
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by Mitchell Film Associates
movies
eye 12,593
favorite 16
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Military training film on a New York radio station, WMCA, owned by the Nathan Straus family, showing its ownership, management and activities. Good view of radio in the era when most stations were locally owned and operated.
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Topics: Communication: Radio, Media: Radio
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eye 12,278
favorite 24
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Film Production Unit, Bureau of AV Instruction
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eye 6,794
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How a New York City school district promoted racial integration and intergroup tolerance.
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Topics: Diversity, New York City, Society: Education
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eye 9,218
favorite 18
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Unknown
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eye 19,653
favorite 22
comment 5
Century of Progress exhibition; New York City scenes.
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Topics: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933-34, New York City
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eye 11,426
favorite 24
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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eye 10,584
favorite 26
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Cold War-era treatise on globalization.
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Topics: Globalization, Economics
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eye 11,622
favorite 18
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 10,440
favorite 21
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 19,234
favorite 21
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News Parade newsreel footage of the San Francisco World's Fair in 1939, the Golden Gate International Exposition. The fair was intended to celebrate the opening of two bridges, the Golden Gate and the Bay Bridge. It was held on Treasure Island. 0551 PA8123 San Francisco World's Fair (The News Parade)
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Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939, Newsreels, News Parade, Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge,...
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by Newsreel
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eye 11,866
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comment 4
Documentary on the Columbia University student strike and takeover in 1969.
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Topics: Social issues: 1960s, New York City, Colleges and universities
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eye 146,824
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How a New York City newspaper delivery drivers' strike in 1945 failed to divert readers' interest in their favorite newspapers. Shows the newspapers of the day and huge lines of people outside newspaper offices waiting to purchase updated editions. In Kodachrome.
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Topics: Media: Newspapers, Labor: Strikes, New York City
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eye 24,170
favorite 32
comment 5
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 22,038
favorite 32
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
movies
eye 35,001
favorite 39
comment 2
View of the radio industry as it existed in 1940, showing potential occupations at every level. Introduces the new industry of television, emphasizing its need for specially skilled workers. Useful imagery of the electronic media in the pre-World War II era.
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Topics: Occupations: Broadcasting, Media: Radio, Media: Television
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by American Documentary Films, Inc.
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eye 20,227
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Contents. A plea for community planning, which contrasts the awesome conditions of human living in a modern industrial city with (1) the serenity of life in an eighteenth-century New England village and (2) the architect's and engineer's concept of the model community, as typified by the federal government's resettlement experiment at Greenbelt, Maryland, and the privately developed one at Radburn, New Jersey. Life in the New England village of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century...
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Topics: City planning, Urban planning, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1930s, Great Depression, Shirley Center, Mass.,...
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by New York City, Television Production Unit
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eye 11,422
favorite 30
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Improvement of living conditions in 1940s New York City through the construction of public housing.
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Topics: New York City, Houses and homes, Urban renewal
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eye 18,525
favorite 34
comment 6
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 17,354
favorite 41
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 15,589
favorite 54
comment 3
Venerable educational film showing technologies of communication, circa 1920s.
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Topics: Communication: General, Communication: Telephone, Communication: Radio
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by Newsreel
movies
eye 22,502
favorite 48
comment 5
Documentary on the Columbia University student strike and takeover in 1969.
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Topics: Social issues: 1960s, New York City, Colleges and universities
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eye 15,566
favorite 39
comment 6
New Orleans festivities as they looked just before World War II.
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Topics: New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Celebrations
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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eye 25,551
favorite 60
comment 7
Eurocentric view of the plantation system and its effect on Southern U.S. culture.
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Topics: Race relations, Ethnography: U.S.: South, African Americans
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eye 29,777
favorite 39
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Unknown
movies
eye 35,162
favorite 66
comment 2
Views of immigrant and ethnic communities in New York City.
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Topics: New York City, Immigration, Chinese Americans
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by Technicolor Corporation
movies
eye 24,828
favorite 77
comment 5
Film promoting use of Technicolor process to industrial film producers.
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Topics: Motion pictures: History, Motion pictures: Production, Motion pictures: Industrial
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eye 26,586
favorite 65
comment 7
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Davidson (Carson)
movies
eye 66,408
favorite 67
comment 14
Impressionistic picture of the Third Avenue Elevated Railway in Manhattan, New York City, before it was demolished.
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Topic: New York City
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movies
eye 13,906
favorite 61
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 55,781
favorite 92
comment 7
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 172,535
favorite 110
comment 7
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eye 78,951
favorite 82
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1939, sound, 55 min, Technicolor, 35mm. Transferred from a 35mm nitrate print. See: Andrew Wood, "The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair," http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/wooda/middleton/index1.html. This drama illustrates the contribution of free enterprise, technology, and Westinghouse products to the American way of life. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair pits an anti-capitalist bohemian artist boyfriend against an all-American electrical engineer who...
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Topics: World's Fairs, technology, capitalism, communism, time capsules
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by Wilensky (Stewart)
movies
eye 46,299
favorite 86
comment 10
Exploration of the colorful counterculture of Greenwich Village in the early 1960s. Narrator: Jean Shepherd. Director, producer and screenwriter: Stewart Willensky. Beat life-avant-garde poetry and music: Charles Mills.
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Topics: New York City: History, Counterculture, Bohemianism
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by Unknown
movies
eye 85,990
favorite 118
comment 11
The great amusement zone in its heyday.
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Topics: Amusement parks, Coney Island, New York City: History
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by On Film, Inc.
movies
eye 62,811
favorite 120
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Remarkable, surreal industrial film promoting "Atarax," a tranquilizer, and asserting how "ataraxic medicines" can help us all to achieve the relaxed state we long for. Created by Coni Johnston, Mel London, Joseph Cole, Bert Spielvogel, Tracy Ward (a pseudonym for Virginia Bell) and by Rune Hagman, Delores Phox, Jeanne Sharp, Dick Brophy, M. Opelle, Herb Hagens.
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Topics: Psychology, Pharmaceutical industry, Medicine: Psychiatry
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 170,611
favorite 128
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Educational film on the Cold War conflict.
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Topics: Cold War, Communism
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by MPO Television Films, Inc.
movies
eye 51,978
favorite 195
comment 21
General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal.
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Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Houses and homes: Kitchens
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by On Film, Inc.
movies
eye 138,936
favorite 349
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Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers.
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Topics: Suburbia, Cold War, Consumerism